Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum – One Pillar Pagoda
The first place that you should visit when visiting the capital is the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, also known as Uncle Ho’s Mausoleum. Besides visiting President Ho Chi Minh, coming here, you can also visit Fish Pond, Nha San – where Uncle used to live and work.
In addition to the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, you can also witness the flag raising ceremony at 6 am in summer, 6:30 am in winter and the flag lowering ceremony at 9 pm daily. Witnessing these ceremonies, many people feel proud and emotional.
Especially, you can’t miss One Pillar Pagoda in your journey. This building will surprise you with its unique architecture as well as enjoy the beautiful scenery here in the fall.
To fully admire the beauty of Hanoi’s autumn, you cannot ignore Sword Lake. Located in the city center but around the lake there are many trees. Busy streets and old villas are interspersed, peeking out from the green of the trees. Along with that, the peaceful lake view creates a very poetic scene in the middle of a bustling and vibrant city.
Autumn on Sword Lake is also recognized through the colors of trees and leaves. Except for the perennial trunks such as succulents, eagles, etc., there are two sesame buds that bloom brilliant yellow leaves every autumn in a corner of the lake. This is also a favorite photography angle of many Hanoians in particular and tourists in general. What’s the hassle, Hanoi’s autumn is there?
Hanoi Cathedral is the cathedral church of the Archdiocese of Hanoi. The Cathedral was designed in Gothic style and completed on Christmas Eve in Dinh Hoi year (1887), until now, the Cathedral is still one of the buildings with beautiful and typical architecture of Hanoi. .
This is not only a regular place for religious activities of parishioners but also a very famous architectural and cultural attraction of the capital. Especially when it’s autumn, coming to the Cathedral, you will feel very peaceful. Sitting at a cafe near the Church, looking at the streets, sometimes the church bell rings and echoes. That is the feeling you only get when traveling to Hanoi in the fall.
Ancient city of Hanoi
If Uncle Ho’s Mausoleum or One Pillar Pagoda is considered a symbol of Hanoi, the Old Quarter is the soul of the capital. This place is so famous that whenever it comes to Hanoi, those who have not visited will think that it is all old streets. The old town on weekdays is inherently beautiful, the old town on Autumn days is even more poetic.
Heaven and earth seem to give 36 streets a melancholy and romantic look. In the wind, the scent of milk flowers is considered as a specialty of autumn in Hanoi. Some street corners suddenly glow with red leaves, like a highlight of the old town and also in the hearts of those who see it.
Walking around the old town, you not only get a closer look at the people associated with the ancient lifestyle and culture, but also discover the specialties that can only be found when traveling to Hanoi in the autumn.
Walking around the street, sipping on o mai – you will understand why Hanoians love and are so proud of this dish. Don’t forget to stop at a street corner to save yourself a memorable photo for this visit to Hanoi! Of course, there will be many more trips after that because Hanoi always knows how to make people entangled, but the first time is always the most special and worthy of respect.
Phan Dinh Phung Street
Phan Dinh Phung Street is famous for its sidewalk with 2 rows of trees, so this street is always cool and very loving. Autumn, when the yellow leaves fall a lot, this street is even more beautiful and peaceful, attracting many people who love photography and like to take pictures.
It seems that coming to Phan Dinh Phuc street, you can always take good pictures. If you go to Phan Dinh Phung street in the morning, you can easily capture beautiful oblique rays of sunlight. And if you don’t like to take pictures, just walking slowly on this endless green road, watching the flower cars along the way is also great.